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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he won't be intimidated. joe? >> reporter: you can see the damage on the law office behind me, and now we're learning of yet another arson fire reported today just a few blocks away. the new fire at a storage facility behind the village cocktail lounge was called in just after 6:00 this morning. investigators say it appears that the arsonist successfully torched the shed outback, destroying the contents, and see the torch marks on the windowsills? that appears to be another arson attempt at another store next door at a strip mall, but that attempt failed. the new fire is three blocks away from the fire that ripped through the law offices of vallejo mayor osby davis on saturday morning. police are not sure whether the two arsons are related. in the immediate aftermath of saturday's fire, mayor davis had tears streaming down his cheeks. >> whatever attempts are necessary to identify and arrest the persons responsible for this malicious, cowardly act, i'm sure they will do. >>
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm EDT
milwaukee and goes to stanford law school is becoming a clerk to supreme court justice robert jackson. tell us a little bit about how that came about, because i want to lead into what you unfold in here having to do with some of his conservativism on blacks and whites. >> guest: right, right. jackson was a, was, i think, seen by then even as a great justice. >> host: uh-huh. >> guest: and he had been the prosecutor at the nuremberg war trials. he'd actually taken time off from the court and gone to nuremberg and been the chief prosecutor and then come back to the court. and so rehnquist graduates from the stanford law school early at the end of 1952. he was, actually, in the class that would have graduated a semester later, but rehnquist finished his work. he was so smart -- >> host: yeah. >> guest: -- he got out early. so he wanted to, he -- it was clear when i was researching through his papers and looking at the diaries that he had actually, that were on deposit with his papers, which were fascinating. he had six notebooks that were filled with his reminiscences and his desires and early
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
of noncompliance of the state law and should be a policy of the commission for that provision. that's one thing. and the other thing i wanted to point out is that the agenda for tonight did not include the minutes. just said that you were going to vote for the minutes. it would be nice if you could put that to the next meeting for those of us who have not seen those have a period to comment. thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioner hur and ethic commissioners. i am troubled that you scheduled my two cases on today's agenda. it's unethical for the ethics commission to even decide a case involving your own executive director. and the whole case should have been transferred to another jurisdiction. not just for developing a recommendation. but for holding any sort of public hearing on the matter. mr. chatfield, when he transferred my case to san jose. noted in the cover mail, quote, the ethic's commission regularly handles cases for the sunshine force act. and however cannot be (inaudible) as executive director is the named respondent in both claims, end quote. it should be argued that the ethic
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's mayor is speaking out tonight after an emotional weekend. someone torched his law office on saturday. the fbi is expected to investigate the fire as a possible act of domestic terrorism. jodi hernandez joins us in vallejo this evening with details. >> reporter: good evening. the mayor has faced a lot of challenges since taking office but nothing rises to this level. you can see the damage caused when an arsonist set fire to the mayor's private law office over the weekend. today mayor davis spoke for the first time about the torching calling it malicious and cowardly. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. >> reporter: a defiant vallejo mayor says he went let saturday morning's arson fire that destroyed his private law office steer him off course but davis believes the torching was political. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor. >> report
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: today he showed a face of resolve. he did say that his law office has been the target of vandalism in the past, specifically rocks thrown through the windows. the mayor clearly believes its some kind of message of intimidation. >> let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am nowt not now, nor will i ever be, intimidated by such cowardly acts of conduct. >> reporter: vallejo police are still saying they do not know who caused this. >> i think there could be. until we know for sure, we have to look at it in those terms. >> reporter: there's some criticism from some aspects of the community here for supporting the police in some officer-involved shootings recently. but police are not saying whether that might be the motivation for this fire. they're not citing any evidence whatsoever of the so-called domestic terrorism. now that there's been a second arson just down the street, the question comes up, could this just be a firebug that has absolutely no statement whatsoever to make? reporting live in vallejo, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> the other big story we're follow
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy mak
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that the university of michigan law school, where they did use race in admission, had a lower level of -- they considered 14% to be a critical mass, much less than what the university of texas achieved through race-neutral means. i think this goes a long way to explaining why most observers think the supreme court is likely to strike down the use of race at the university of texas. the second question we take up, what should replace race-based affirmative action if it in fact is struck down by the u.s. supreme court? in a report, we look at nine states where, because of voter initiative or executive order or legislation, universities -- they did not give up on diversity and tried to find other ways of achieving racial and ethnic diversity. these plans were hardly perfect, but in many ways there are better than the old style of race-based affirmative action. you can see that in our analysis, six state street -- six states created partnerships with disadvantaged by schools to increase the pipeline of low- income and minority students. seven of the states provide class-based admission
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
shall domestic terrorism. someone set fire to the private law office of the vallejo mayor over the weekend and there is is the latest on the investigation. >> davis faced challenges during mayor, ushering the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in t
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
areas where it got out of sync with current law. one thing i know that has dragged on. i wanted to get it back before i left office. what you, what was distributed to you, we are not going to act on today. there's a requirement two week's notice before any change. this will come back at our next meeting for action. the changes in the red line strike out copy you have, so it takes the order of business and amends it to our current order business. one place where it has substance to it is the amount of notice we give for water rate changes. it actually shortens the time in the process making it winter with the board of supervisors policy. if we wanted to retain the older, longer time line, we certainly could choose to do that. couple comments. one of the reasons this hasn't come back sooner is because i haven't, just in being chair, i haven't noticed anything that wasn't there that i wished was. i don't think there needs to be something that needs to be fixed. our rules of order of very brief. they do not reference and are no bound by robert shules of order, you have a motion and a secon
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
francisco passed a law prohibiting grocery stores and chain pharmacies from using plastic bags. this new law bans the standard plastic bag from all retailers and it requires businesses to charge customers 10 cents for any other type of bag they give out. restaurants are exempt, but only for the next year. >>> the a's continue to thrill this season. they are one game closer to the playoffs after beating the mariners today. fans went crazy with this go-ahead homer in this eighth inning. there it goes. very nice. it has been six years since the team has been to post-season play. some fans are talking destiny. >> really exciting. they are so young. >> at the beginning of the year, just a bunch of words because they weren't going anywhere. all of a sudden they are going somewhere. >> yes, we are going somewhere. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up for grabs. >>> still to come at 11:00, a south bay market just sold a winning lottery ticket. we will show y
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
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NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
for their trust, earn their support and eventually their vote. >> reporter: he is a harvard law grad, peace corps volunteer. now representing suburban boston. >> i have a decade in business, helping grow companies. >> reporter: in a debate televised sunday, he argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coat tail. >> i don't think in any other state or district in the country people would consider you're qualified for this office. >> i have a sizable record of public service. >> reporter: joe who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle teddy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he knows his famous name comes with benefits. >> it is an advantage, i am proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of sometimes a flawed history. jfk went to congress in '47 before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. now joe's son who is on the ballot, getting a boost from his grandmother ethel. >> she has been on a number of campaign stop
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and lesbian teens straight. governor brown signed the bill. the governor and the law supporters say the therapies cause psychological harm. >>> syria's president visited the capital city to witness fighting going on today. the video was posted on anti asad's troops. they haven't been able to crush the rubbles there. there are also reports that assad has ordered 30,000 more troops into battle. >>> it's a sight some didn't expect to see in oakland this time of year. the rush is on for a's play off tickets. the one factor that could still be holding some fans back. >> and a millionaire getting jobless benefits. an investigation uncovers just how many people fall into this category and what's being done to try and reverse it. w i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high pr
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: from the police perspective it was the protesters who violated the rules of lawful assembly by taking over the roadway attacking people and property and failing to file for a permit to march in the first place. in san francisco, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> in election 2012 news tonight, president obama gets his jabs in about last week's debate. >> president obama is planning to bring back the wild west but go after big bird. >> reporter: mr. obama is heading toward a record $1 billion in fund raising which he could reach in california. his event will include a con can he recall the -- include concert with jon bon jovi and katy perry. >>> meantime mitt romney campaigned in the crucial state of florida today knocking mr. obama's performance in last week's debate. >> you will have an opportunity to hear his answers or nonanswers. now of course day laters we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >>> the republican nominee gives a speech on foreign policy in virginia tomorrow. an average of polls by real clear politic
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. i went to law school and wanted to work in service. i served in the white house under president carter. i went back and practiced law. i wasn't that great of a lawyer and not a great demand of service. i decided to do something different. i start ad company and it took off. so i did get fortunate to make more money than i probably can spend and therefore i'm committed to giving away the bulk of it. >> when you started your company you were 38 years old. you were telling me in the green room that believes kids today, young people today should try many things before the age of 30 because before 30 you really don't know. very few mark zuckerberg. >> very few people know what they want to do in their 20s. people should find what they enjoy not what their parents want to do and you have to experiment. you should try many different things. i did many different things. i was in government, i practiced law. not until your mid-30s do you know what you want to do. >> gayle, he's like your son and like me, a duke graduate and has done a lot of wonderful things. >> he's on the cover of "for
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
that's contrary to the law. >>> russian prime minister dmitry medvedev welcoming facebook head mark zuckerberg to moscow yesterday. today zuckerberg will lecture at moscow state university. russia has a growing i.t. industry. in fact some of the biggest investors are russian. >>> and this woman, janet napolitano, is in charge of american cyber security and the internet world scratching its collective head this morning after an interview on cnn where secretary of homeland security napolitano says she doesn't use e-mail because she's worried it's insecure. to be sure she works in perhaps the most sensitive office in all of american government so maybe it makes sense. but the lady in charge of making sure your e-mail is secure says she doesn't use. >> it doesn't that say something in itself? >> what if she got hacked, you know? that wouldn't be didn't. >>> right now we're talking some weather. safe to say it's going to be hot. >> oh, it is going to be hot. good morning to you. i want to thank you for waking up with us each and every morning. we've got a major swing in your temperatures
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 12:30pm PDT
effective, to be able to communicate more clearly with other law-enforcement agencies. that is something that we do need to work on. with regards to crime in the district, i would say that our district is more impacted by a lot of property crime. we see many cars being broken into. many quality of life issues -- graffiti. we see cars being stolen, those kinds of issues. we do have other kinds of incidences. shootings that might have occurred, but they are not as frequent. our quality of life issues and burglary issues are more prevalent. with some of the recent changes with the police department to get investigators out to the district stations, i think that has been a big improvement and will help focus some of the investigators' time to deal with crimes that people might not think our high impact, but have a big footprint in terms of our district's crime rates. but governor brown has proposed -- >> governor brown has proposed redevelopment agencies. hawhat are your thoughts on tha? supervisor chu: we currently have plans that really are dependent on having the development agencies and
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
! >> to school law for water like this kid is not in the lord's park in san francisco. a little water gunfight the young and old and a joincan enjoy that. >> did you turn on the air condition if you have it or hop in the shower and take a cold shower or bath. it is going to be a hot one today we could even set some records. >> that's right there are especially in livermore. comp forecasting 101 but 1 02 is-and the record setting high back in 1952 of the then that i don't think we will break any records. we are seeing a note of charles manson and because of the attendees will not be as high as in years past. >> we won't see any clouds and the forecast later this afternoon and we don't have anything to keep the schools. 54 in novato 57 over concord and we're going to heat things up by lunchtime take a look at 12:00 p.m. your highs in the corner indicating '80s and '90s feel vindicated by the red on your screen will continue to warm things up as you get into the afternoon highs. now you want to leave head to the beach is take a look at their south bay temperatures santa clara san jose at 92 degre
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were on the wheel. >>> federal investigators are looking in to whether two border agents may have been shot in a fire incident. it happened tuesday near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona. u.s. officials originally blamed it on armed criminals but now, investigators is say they can't rule out whether shots were fired in the friendly fire incident. one of the agents died, a second one was wounded. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2000 worshipers filled st. mary's yesterday
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
's debate. >>> you don't have to wait until november to vet early voting in california starts today by law vote by mail begins 29 days before the election you can go to your y elections office and cast bail lot today is columbus day that means some officials will be closed. >>> treat week wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start 9:00 this morning, will likely draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, and other events drew massive crowds to san francisco, bart ridership hit record highs. saturday well over 2319,000 -- well over 319,000 riding bart. >>> we have a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. dow starting off, off 44 points. >>> relief could be on the way for sky high gas prices. >>> 57° this morning warming to 63° by the time those big gourds some may top a ton this year will reach out to around 63°. next couple of days i know there's a chance of rain mainly around monterey bay and south possibly stray shower north bay tomorrow mainly dry for the re
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
if we did there's nothing illegal about that. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system. but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here in california as opposed to other states? >> reporter: the problem is we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result when we get into a supply problem, we can't import gasoline used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: and while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is no long-term answer to the problem, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 22 bucks, huh? oh, not really cool, huh? >> reporter: and that message was heard here and in sacramento and it was heard in washington. and ken, you're right. we have seen investigations like this before. and they haven't come up with anything other than california's got its own blend of gas, that's how we do it, and if the system starts to crack, that's when the prices spike. but nonetheless, calls for investigations, you think it mig
SFGTV
Oct 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
a lot of success, sb 10 88 was signed into law this year. hopefully providing also some smooth transition with youth coming out of the justice system enrolled back into school. so, i think the arrest trends that are highlighted in our report, and i would be happy to get you copies of them, is sore of worth a hearing in and of itself. but i think in terms of especially as you discussed barriers, making the connection between all of these and maybe we need a multi-system approach to ensuring that youth get the education that they need because often barriers occur. those other systems that are not necessarily immediately educationally related. so, thank you very much. >> so, again, i just want to thank you for really convening this hearing and moving forward. and i know we've gone over our time, but, you know, to try and consolidate the work that's been done over the last 40 years to address the issue, it's really difficult. i did just want to leave you with a couple of things just in terms of what we've considered and discussed within the african-american leadership council and w
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
to go to harvard university. that is where i went to school. it was intense. i stayed there for law school and have a master's in public policy from there. those are subjects i decided to study because i was interested in public service and public policy issues and government. >> you grew up in the boston area. what made you want to make the transition and moved to san francisco? what motivated you to get involved in politics question marks before i ran for office, and worked in san francisco as a criminal prosecutor and civil rights attorney. i got to understand how much of a be in san francisco is to the rest of the world for social justice. i spent a number of years helping to grow a small business. i got to understand the innovative spirit in san francisco. at night, i volunteered as a neighborhood leader and as feature of an affordable housing organization. i learned so much about the challenges facing our neighborhoods and the special jewels that are the urban villages we live in. i ran for office because i wanted to serve the city and protect all that is so special about san
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
advantage with law school. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i listed myself as native american, it's part of who i am. >> brown argues that warren has not told why she switched between calling herself native american on applications. >> she changed her nationality to native american. >> later referred to herself as white. >> at the pinnacle of her success, at harvard, she was changed back to being white. >> are you hiding something? >> i'm not. i never used it for college for law school or to get a job. >> to appeal to democrats who far outnumber republicans here, brown calls himself an independent thinker who works with president obama. >> of course i'm going to be proud to stand with the. he is our president and when he does something well i praise him. >> but warren hit brown for raising money by tying his re-election to republicans gaining control of the senate. >> when senator brown talks here in massachusetts about how very bipartisan he is and how very independent he is, he sure is not saying the same thing when he goes around the country raising money. >> both candidates ma
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
than 2% a year, think again. >> for those that were previously reduced, we are required by state law, proposition 8, to restore the assessed value to reflect the improving market value when the market begins to turn around. >> reporter: let's say you bought your house five years ago for $800,000. that's considered your prop 13 base even if your value goes way up, your assessed value will go up no more than 2% a year. but prop 8 allows the county to reassess your property to reflect a lower market value, which means if your value declines, you'll get a lower tax bill. but here's the catch. if your home value jumps back up but it's still worth less than you paid, you could see a big property tax increase in this case 6.9%. >> it might be 2.1%. it might be 10% depending upon the market that's occurring in that specific neighborhood. >> reporter: while that increase may be a painful surprise, the county assessor larry stone says there's a silver lining. >> for everyone 1% increase in the property taxes, the property owner gains 99% in improved equity. >> reporter: he also says only 10% o
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
the bill into law pro hinting sexual orientation change for anyone under 18 or therapy that tries to cause that. the senator who wrote the bill says it stops children from being psychologically abuse. >>> this morning arnold schwarzenegger will appear on "good morning america" to discuss his new book where he describes in bail his -- in detail his infidelity. he admitted to an affair with actress brigitte nielsen. >> was that the only affair? >> no, i had others. but, you know that is something that is obviously between maria and me. >> she knew? >> yeah. >> so it is a recurring issue with you? >> i'm not perfect. >> schwarzenegger has admitted to an affair with his family's long time housekeeper which lead to a son he kept secret for years. schwarzenegger will give his first live interview since the scandal on "good morning america" right here starting at 7:00. >>> caltrain adding six more trains starting today, following a ridership increase over the summer two trains are new, the other four previously moth-balled due to budget cuts. caltrain rearranging schedule to give greater flexibil
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
pregnancy when her unexpected labor turned into a family vent she was at her mother-in-law's home last friday when she went into labor she called 911 when firefighters got there, her husband's uncle was the first one through the door helped deliver her newborn son and they paid him back by naming the baby kevin after him. the firefighter will have time to spend with the baby he retires in a few months after 30 years on the job. special bond bet. >>> 5:27. protesters go on vandalism spree. cleanup underway this morning who police say is behind the damage. >>> murder mystery in the east bay. what the family of a hercules woman found dead in her home is doing to help find her killer. >>> hundreds of thousands of people doesn'ted on san francisco this weekend. the record they helped set, coming up. >>> no records here but cooler than average, here's a look at temperatures from low 60s coast, mid 60s to mid 70s inland with warmest weather in the east bay valleys. if you are traveling dress for fall, pack for fall, 50s and 60s east of the rockies. baltimore and ft. lauderdale right now are t
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
that a weekend fire at the law office of davis is indeed a case of arson. as noelle walker reports, the investigation is on to find out who targeted an official. >> when mayor davis' office went up in flames -- >> disbelief. i'm not fearful for my life. i am concerned for my family. i have written threats, verbal threats. telephone threats but none have risen to the level of this type of dangerous criminal conduct. >> reporter: today the fire chief confirmed the two alarm fire that happened here on saturday morning was no accident. >> we have confirmed that it was an intentional incendiary device that started the fire. >> i can't say why but we believe what happened in his office was indeed arson. >> reporter: being may -- mayor of any city is a good way to make friends and enemies. >> every week you're doing something that somebody is not going to like. >> reporter: davis says his biggest establishments have been getting the -- it's been a winding road for a major who won his first term in a recount by the narrowest of margins, just two votes. >> i have no regrets, if i knew it w
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
confirmed that a weekend fire at the law office of davis is indeed a case of arson. as noelle walker reports, the investigation is on to find out who targeted an official. >> when mayor davis' office went up in flames -- >> disbelief. i'm not fearful for my life. i am concerned for my family. i have written threats, verbal threats. telephone threats but none have risen to the level of this type of dangerous criminal conduct. >> reporter: today the fire chief confirmed the two alarm fire that happened here on saturday morning was no accident. >> we have confirmed that it was an intentional incendiary device that started the fire. >> i can't say why but we believe what happened in his office was indeed arson. >> reporter: being may -- mayor of any city is a good way to make friends and enemies. >> every week you're doing something that somebody is not going to like. >> reporter: davis says his biggest establishments have been getting the -- it's been a winding road for a major who won his first term in a recount by the narrowest of margins, just two votes. >> i have no regrets, if i knew it w
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
. my in-laws are in town. >> are they. >> so we're coming into the city. >> oh, my goodness. >> all weekend long. >> it is going to be crazy in the city. there's so many things going on. we are hoping the weather will cooperate. we'll see tooler temperatures in the bay area no getting around that, we'll see cooler temperatures. the key will be to get rid of low clouds. it will be cool enough mixing out some low clouds. but today we are starting out with plenty of clouds, by the afternoon some sunshine. but looks like temperatures going to stay cool to mild outside well below the average. and then the whole weekend looks like we'll stay below average in fact probably a little bit cooler as we head in toward sunday. this low will continue to slowly work its way toward the coastline. that is going to bring with it that cool marine air outside so that will drop the temperatures. we have delays at sfo of an hour and a half almost on arriving flights there. partly cloudy by the afternoon. around the country we are looking at 84 degrees in
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
, president obama says he based his health care law on romney's own plan for massachusetts. but romney stuck to his promise to repeal the law if elected. and despite being a prominent issue this week on the campaign trail, the candidates did not tackle the topic of immigration. >>> turkey's deputy prime minister says a bill authorizing the use of force against syria is intended as a deterrent and not a declaration of war. that bill was approved by turkey's parliament this morning. turkish troops fired for the second day in retaliation for syrian mortar fire that killed five civilians in a turkish border town. >>> health officials say a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to steroid injections manufactured at a massachusetts pharmacy. the drug maker has recalled the steroid used to treat mostly back pain as investigators work to confirm the source of the infection. so far, more than two dozen people have been sickened across five states, four people have died, and experts say those numbers could grow. this type of meningitis is caused by a fungus and it is not as contagious as the more c
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Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
that. where we on that? >> in pennsylvania the voter id law would not have been at least an item to help get people to the polls, and in florida a judge issues a -- we have seen from florida, ohio nevada colorado, we have seen situations where the judges have stood on the side of the american people on this. we have a great website that's called gottovote.com, which tells state by state information that voters need to be ail to access the polls, and what requirements are. many states have registration deadlines this week. especially tomorrow is the last day where you can register to vote. >> bill: that's a very, very important. and what is the website? got gotta gottavote.com. >> yes gottatovote.com. >> bill: i like that. and stephanie i want to mention again for all of our viewers and listeners that on our website, billpressshow.com, we have a link rockthevote.com. and you can register to vote right on our website. we have been doing that and urging people to sign up right away. so they can -- they don't even have to leave home right? just click on rock the
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
kids shot a video stung to see, a woman and what appears to be total disregard for the law and the safety for those kids. a brazen maneuver caught on tape, without even pausing. watch as this driver pulls up on to the curb and drives down the sidewalk to avoid waiting behind a school bus for handicapped children. >> comes through here every morning, goes around the school bus every morning. >> reporter: not just goes around. in the video you can clearly she sheena hardin doesn't just illegally pass on the right but uses a pedestrian walkway as a detour, and this was all captured by the bus driver. mom lisa kelly saw it every day, too, as she waited for the bus to pick up her daughter. >> what if it was her in a wheelchair. >> reporter: hardin does this all the time, but they needed proofrks so the driver got out his cell phone camera and started rolling, getting all the proof needed. the next day a cleveland police officer was ready and waiting. >> all right. she has been caught. justice has been served. >> reporter: hardin appeared in court on tuesday and plead not guilty
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Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
, but as a school democratic, we're going to continue to follow the law. >> reporter: the judge is expected to revisit the case in several weeks, but for now, the bible banners are here to stay. signs of faith under the friday night lights. >>> still ahead as we continue here on a saturday morning, are pop stars chris brown and rihanna back together? why some people aren't happy about the message a reunion would send. we'll get into that. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> still to come on "today," some supermarket advice. we'll have some tips before you head to the grocery store. >>> plus, i help
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
sister-in-law who lives across the countryf'ms had botox. no wrinkles. she looks great, and i'd like to ask her about it because i'd like tos7 my husband thinks i should keep my mouth shut. you? >> i don't think you should ask have you had botox, but could you say, you look so great, what's your skin regimen, i want to cope you and see if she offers it up. >> if she offers it up. >> does your skin regimen include injections to the forehead? >> cut to the chase on this one. unless you see the needle going into the face. >> öright. >> do not mention injectionables. >> back channel it, ask your sister, husband, do it that way. >> but a compliment is a good way to go. >> thank you. >> a little stroke and then the slap. >> more adventurous and passive aggressive. >> i think i passed my maiden. >> you fail. >> no. >> more questions for you. >> should probably get -- >> we're seeing you for the first time, and we like it. >> philip galanos, thanks so much, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> we'll be back with more of "today" after these messages. we were enjoying our empty nest. and now it's
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
was born, my brother and sister-in-law didn't name her for like three weeks. >> wow. >> really? >> they couldn't come up a name. i'm outing them. we just called her baby girl guthrie. >> bgg. >> she will be in therapy. >> she knows now. >> are you going to name this baby? >> that's kind of raising some eyebrows. >> and speaking of eyebrows. >> "take 3," the presidential debate tonight, decide to take a look at a new study predicting who will win the election using eyebrows, and according to their study president obama has the best groomed eyebrows. >> so they say if you look in history, those with the most groomed eyebrows, the best groomed eyebrows will win except in one case which was bush v. gore in 2000. >> make the argument, the physically most attractive candidate wins so is this a subset of that. >> i don't think people are consciously vote begun it. >> get a close-up on donny's eyebrows and a poll going of our own male anchors. >> obviously that's obama and romney. let's take a look at our guys here. tell us what you think, and send us an e-mail today.com about who has
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